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Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Cumberland Street, The Rocks | South East Pylon, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2795, Australia
+61 2 9240 1100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

For $15 you can climb the pylon for great views of the bridge and the city. There is a small and interesting exhibition of the story of the bridge and the people that built it.

Thank tmp10
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stop at the Pylon Lookout for great photos of Sydney and especially the Opera House from above. Choose a windless day.

Thank MacLachlan
Reviewed 3 days ago

Myself, husband and 7 year old son had a fantastic time climbing the pylon. Love the history of the Sydney harbour bridge and the view from the top is stunning.

Thank Tiquinha
Reviewed 5 days ago

I got a ticket free due to doing the bridge climb but in hindsight I would have paid to do this. The views at the top are great (even in poor weather) and along the way there are numerous facts and artefacts explaining the history...More

Thank Kai2k
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a find! This is a must do if you want to visit an iconic landmark and keep away from the crowds. It's informative and fascinating, cheap to enter and the views are breath taking. The viewing area is almost as high as the top...More

Thank markyboy100
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked across the Harbour Bridge and decided to take the Pylon tour. It was $15.00 each or $10.00 for pensioners. There are a lot of stairs but it is not difficult and they are several levels and plenty of places to stop and rest....More

Thank Bceeingu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After climbing the 200 steps - but in three levels so time to rest, you are rewarded with a great review at the top of the Opera House and a unique view of the Harbour bridge. Of note they do not accept cash only credit...More

1  Thank chrissyN65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We opted to visit the Pylon Lookout rather than pay for the BridgeClimb. We were not disappointed! The small exhibition halfway up the Pylon was excellent - full of information about the construction of the bridge - and the views at the top were amazing....More

Thank trisarahtops19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Received a free pass to the Pylon lookout after completing my Sydney Harbour Brdige Climb. Definitley worth it, if you don't want to pay or cannot afford the Sydney harbour bridge climb. I Definitley recommend just going up the Pylon and having an amazing view...More

Thank Lilly R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pylon Lookout is a great way to get the views of the bridge climb, without all the extra cost. Best time to go is during sunset.

Thank Rebecca M
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July 14, 2018|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
The 200 steps are not high steps and there are 3 levels, so she won't have to walk all of them at once. There is no lift, unfortunately. Plenty of seating once outside. You need to factor in also the steps needed to get to... More
February 27, 2018|
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Response from Menno007 | Reviewed this property |
No need to buy tickets in advance, it’s usually not that busy. If you’re planning on doing the Bridgeclimb aswell, they’ll give you complimentary pylon entrance tickets. If I remember correctly the fee is about 15$ each... More
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Response from SamMitra | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can; it isn’t scary at all!